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AVU 033 – Gorillas & Golden Monkeys in Rwanda (4 Days)

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Tour Overview

This 4 days primate safari starts and ends in Kigali. It involves viewing some of the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world. It offers an opportunity to track gorillas and golden monkeys in the same park.

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Parc National des Volcans
Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking
Day 4: Reserved for departure

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Parc National des Volcans
Pick up by our safari guide and after a briefing session, transfer to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial museum, the Nyabugogo market, a pottery project, the Moslem quarter in Nyamirambo and the Franco-Rwanda cultural centre. Have lunch and later drive North of Kigali to Parc National des Volcans, dinner and an overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Have an early breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing. Begin gorilla trekking activity and when the gorillas are located, you will have 1 hour to spend with them. Tracking the great apes through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virungas is a magical experience. After the exercise, return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, either choose to explore the area with your private guide and vehicle, perhaps visiting nearby lakes and villages; go for a walk on your own in the farmland around the hotel; or just relax and enjoy the scenery, dinner and an overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Golden monkey trekking
Have an early breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarter for golden monkey trekking. This activity gives tourists a pleasure to view the rare species of monkey. The golden monkeys are little known and endangered species. The Monkeys react and interact differently and will keep on playing hide-and-seek much to the delight of the visitor. In the late afternoon, either carry out the community walks and visit the village projects or local schools, dinner and an overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Reserved for departure
Have breakfast and later be transferred back to Kigali International Airport to find your departure flight.
Meal Plan: Lunch

END OF GORILLAS, GOLDEN MONKEY TREKKING SAFARI IN RWANDA (4 DAYS)

The Safari Package Covers:

  • Gorilla Permit
  • Golden Monkey trekking Permit
  • Entrance Fee to Genocide Memorial Museum
  • Entrance Fee to Franco-Rwanda cultural centre.
  • Park Ranger Fees
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation (3 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Safari Exclusions:

  • Airfares  
  • Visa Fees    
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

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